Art at Rice Creek Festival

 

The 19th Annual Art at Rice Creek will be held on September 8, 2018. The festival will take place from 10 am to 5 pm and is free to attend.

Join us for a day filled with art demonstrations, engage in art making, shop the art market, take a chance at our raffle table, chat with community organizations in the community cove, go on a scavenger hunt, take a selfie at the Ab Art photo booth, and view the exhibition Indefinite Equilibrium in the historic Banfill Tavern.

Park at Manomin Park lot, the surrounding neighborhood or the parking lot at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Mississippi Street where a free shuttle is provided to the festival. Handicapped parking is available at the BLCA parking lot.

Art-making activities from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm:

  • Nature Art Printmaking with Holly Nelson
  • Watercolor Bookmarks with Cheryl Barr
  • Community Painting with Vanessa Merry

Art-making activities from 1:30 am – 4:30 pm :

  • Blackout Poetry with Peter Stein
  • Community Weaving with new BLCA Artist in Resident, Susan Gangsei
  • Mandala Rock Painting with Joyce Nelson Shellhart

Art demonstrations:

  • 10-10:45 am – Fiber art demo – spinning wool with Christine Burnes
  • 11-11:45 am – Plein air painting demo with Laura Andrews
  • 11-11:45 am – Working with Clay demo with Mark Lambert
  • 12-13:45 pm – Working with Glass demo with Malcom Potek
  • 1-1:45 pm – Working with Clay demo with Mark Lambert
  • 2-2:45 pm – Working with Glass demo with Malcom Potek
  • 2-2:45 pm  Fiber art demo – spinning wool with Christine Burnes
  • 3-3:45 pm – Plein air painting demo with Laura Andrews

Look for the balloons that mark the art demo areas.

Raffles items include:

  • Handmade Dragonfly Quilt
  • 5-year membership to BLCA
  • $50 gift card to BLCA
  • Xavier Rhodes autographed mini Viking football helmet
  • $250 gift certificate to R.F. Moeller Jeweler
  • Stages Theater Company tickets
  • 4-Science Museum of Minnesota tickets
  • Old Log Theater Tickets
  • Basket of Poetry by the Leauge of Minnesota Poets
  • A Chinese Banquet including Peking Duck
There will be art fun for everyone! See you on Saturday!

“This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.”

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